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CincyETA brings together the Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) community of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

What is ETA?

Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) is a unique approach to building a business where entrepreneurs choose to acquire an existing company instead of starting a new venture. This strategy allows entrepreneurs to bypass the challenges and uncertainties associated with launching a new business from scratch.

By acquiring an established company, entrepreneurs gain access to a range of advantages. Firstly, they inherit an existing customer base, which provides immediate revenue streams and reduces the time and effort required to build brand awareness and attract customers. Additionally, they can leverage the company's operational systems, infrastructure, and supply chain relationships, saving valuable time and resources that would have been spent on setting up these components from scratch.

Furthermore, acquiring a company allows entrepreneurs to tap into the expertise and knowledge of the existing management team and employees. This can bring valuable insights, industry experience, and specialized skills to the table, enhancing the chances of success for the entrepreneur.

It's important to note that entrepreneurship through acquisition does come with its own set of challenges. The process of finding and evaluating suitable acquisition targets requires thorough due diligence and careful analysis of financials, market conditions, and growth potential. Additionally, integrating the acquired company into the entrepreneur's vision and strategy may require effective leadership and management skills.
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Is ETA right for me?

You can listen to the for more information about ETA. In particular, their March 3rd, 2024 episode titled "Exploring the Future of ETA” is a great resource to learn about ETA as a whole and determine if it aligns with your interests.




Our Mission

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To support your journey as an entrepreneur from acquisition to growth.

CincyETA is here to empower entrepreneurs to embrace Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) as a viable and rewarding path to building successful businesses. We believe that by providing support, resources, and a community of like-minded individuals, we can facilitate the growth and success of ETA practitioners. Through our comprehensive program, we aim to equip entrepreneurs with the knowledge, skills, and network necessary to identify and acquire existing companies, leveraging their assets and expertise to drive sustainable growth and create value.



Who is involved with CincyETA?

CincyETA is supported by Blue North, the KY Innovation Hub for Northern Kentucky (), and has a committee of fellow entrepreneurs that provide member assistance and help plan future events.

Supporters

CincyETA Committee Members

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Dave Knox
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Executive Director
Company
Blue North
Website
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Anthon Oestergaard
Title
Co-founder
Company
Litir
Website
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Carlene Oestergaard
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Brad Felix
Title
Operating Partner
Company
Fireroad
Website
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Eric Hornung
Title
COO & VP at RKCA
Company
RKCA
Website
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Katherine Butler-Dines
Title
Co-founder
Company
Saddltree Partners
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Rahul Desai
Title
Co-founder
Company
Saddltree Partners
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Joe Brown
Title
Company
SMB.co
Website


Upcoming Events

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